Gruffud And Newton Set For Stone's W
Welsh actor Ioan Gruffud is set to play former British Prime Minster Tony Blair in the new Oliver Stone movie W.
The star is also joined by actress Thandie Newton in the film, based on the life of U.S. President George W. Bush. Newton is reported to be in line to play secretary of state Condoleezza Rice.
No Country For Old Men star Josh Brolin will play Bush in Stone's drama, which will also feature James Cromwell, Elizabeth Banks and Ellen Burstyn.
Cromwell and Burstyn will play the current President's parents George Herbert Walker Bush and Barbara Bush respectively, while Banks will portray First Lady Laura Bush.
W is due to began filming on 21 May (08).